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Plaits and Patches

The 1st Birstall Girls’ Brigade are old hands at puppet creativity having already made the head for Mary.  In their session tonight all the girls – from the Explorers to the Brigaders – got busy on the young shepherd puppet as well as adding more substance to a wise man’s robe.   70 more words


Aiming for inclusivity

One of the major aims of the Giant Puppet project is to be able to facilitate as many people as possible in being involved in the creative process.   67 more words


Many Hands make light work

The Sunday Club at Birstall Methodist, which meets during the Sunday morning service, spent a couple of sessions building up papier mache on the cardboard hands and then painting them.   97 more words


Getting the basics in place

Over the Summer holidays, work went on at St James and the Methodist Church in Birstall to get the basics in place for the nativity puppets.   64 more words



Sunday was not a good day for PK busking at Norpoint.  No way.  A good percentage of the people there gave to the Hat but there just wasn’t too many folks.   190 more words

Giant Puppets Mallorcan style

Written by Rachel Parkinson, Minister at Birstall Methodist Church

Whilst on holiday in Mallorca this August we happened to be in Pollenca at the time of one of their Fiestas.   21 more words


Meet Gladys - our first Giant Puppet Head

The Girls’ Brigade at Birstall Methodist Church have taken to Giant Puppet making like ducks to water.  With the help of team member John Towson they have produced our first head.   41 more words